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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. NSDb

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. NSDb

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score25.85
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorensdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorensdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Google
Initial release201220172017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageCJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.

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